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The Raritan Players

The Raritan Players explore lost performance practices and repertoire of the 17th and 18th centuries through engagement with period instruments and new research in musicology.

Named for the historic Raritan Valley, the area around New Brunswick, New Jersey, we seek to breathe new life into untold stories from the musical past.

Samuel Lewis, Map of New Jersey (1795), detail showing the Raritan Valley and New Brunswick.

Courtesy of Special Collections, Rutgers University Libraries.